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1886: Pet

Edvard Munch: Red-Haired Girl with White Rat (1886)

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2015: When My Father Died

Susanna Hesselberg: When My Father Died It Was Like a Whole Library Had Burned Down (2015) (source)

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1887: Lake

John Olson Hammerstad: Lake Michigan (c. 1887)

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1887: Der Nöck

The Nöck (or Nix, Neck, Näck, or Nickert) is a protective water spirit who lives in lakes, ponds, springs, wells and even drops of water.  The word is likely derived from Old High German nihhus , niccus or nichessa (“water … Continue reading

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